Responsible for daily maintenance of drug distribution system. Has a working knowledge of medication usage, dosage forms, and pharmaceutical calculations. Participates in all aspects of the inpatient medication use process including but not limited to, distribution of medications from pharmacy to patient care areas, proficiency in sterile and non-sterile IV compounding, medication repackaging, proper handling of controlled substances, working effectively with pharmacy automation, the hospital electronic health record, and all applicable information systems as required by the role.
Successful candidates must be able to receive direction or instruction on a regular basis regarding tasks and priorities. All pharmacy technicians work under direct supervision of a pharmacist at all times.
All candidates are expected to promoted quality improvement, staff and patient safety, and cultural diversity through department operations and by personal performance. TMC employees are expected to present a courteous and helpful demeanor to all patients, visitors, other Truman employees/medical staff members, or any other person an employee encounters while representing Truman Medical Center.
High school diploma or the equivalent
Successfully completed the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination
Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
Pharmaceutical work experience and general knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology and products preferred
Internal Number: 16120-124
About Truman Medical Centers
Truman Medical Centers is a 600-bed, non-for-profit health system. Comprised of two campuses, Truman Medical Centers is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in the Jackson County / Kansas City metro area. Truman Medical Centers also serves as the primary teaching institution for the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.
Truman Medical Centers Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and entrepreneurship, employing cutting edge and award-winning technology, and delivering state-of-the-art evidence-based health care, with outstanding service excellence. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. Specializing in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, with a fully-integrated Cath Lab, Truman Medical Centers is delivering the highest quality medical care for our patients with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service.
Truman Medical Centers Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. Truman Medical Centers Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care.
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